CHARACTERISTICS

  • Its other chemical name is carbon bi sulfide
  • It is clear, colorless or light yellow liquid crystal which is odorless in its pure form

DENSITY

  • 1.260

BOILING POINT

              46.3 OC

FLASH POINT

– 30 OC

FREEZING POINT

– 111 OC

AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE

               100 OC

REFRECTIVE INDEX

  • 1.6232

SOLUBILITY

  • Soluble in alcohol, benzene and ether
  • It is mixed in organic compounds

PREPARATION

  • It is produced by the friction of natural gas or petroleum with sulfur.

GRADES

  • 99.9%

PRECAUTION

  • It is highly flammable and explosive in nature and can cause explosion even by rubbing it.
  • Very poisonous

USES

  • It is used in the preparation of carbon tetra chloride, solvent –adhesives , and cellophane

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